Product identifier : LACTIC ACID 80%
Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture: Industrial uses. Formulation [mixing] of preparations.
- Wear protective gloves/eye protection/face protection.
- IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water.
- IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
- Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
- Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor
In emergency dial 111, and then ask for Fire, Ambulance or Police as necessary
In case of poisoning phone National Poisons Centre – 0800 764 766
First aid measures
||If swallowed, rinse mouth with water. Seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label. Do NOT induce vomiting.
||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
||Remove person to fresh air and keep at rest.
||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention
||Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. For safety reasons do not use full water jet.
|Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
|Advice for firefighters
In case of fire in the surrounding area, follow the recommendations below:
- Closed containers may build up pressure at elevated temperatures.
- Prevent run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.
- Avoid inhalation of fumes or vapours. Use appropriate respiratory protection.
Accidental release measures
|Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
||Wear appropriate gloves to prevent skin exposure. Avoid contact with skin and inhalation of its vapours or smoke. Maintain adequate ventilation in the working area after spilling.
||Avoid contaminating the environment via the sewers or water sources
|Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
||Cover with an inert, inorganic, non-combustible absorbent material (e.g. dry-lime, sand, soda ash). Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete. Dispose of in accordance with current laws and regulations.
Handling and storage
|Precautions for safe handling
||Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs. Do not smoke. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
|Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
||Keep the product in its original container well sealed,in a dry and ventilated area,away from potential sources of ignition and protected from light.Store in accordance with local/national regulations and follow the warnings on the label.
Physical and chemical properties